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Doyle Sails place 4th and 6th in 2021 Moth Worlds Doyle Sails place 4th and 6th in 2021 Moth Worlds Some of the biggest names in sailing choose Doyle Sails for the 2021 Moth Worlds in Italy The Doyle Sails Moth Team Riders descended on Lake Garda, Italy for the World Championships in August, with some of the biggest names choosing Doyle Sails. With great effort going into innovation and development in the last twelve months. by Danielle Burridge/Doyle Sails Posted 22 Oct 00:46 NZDT Marine Biosecurity: Five alternatives to Antifoul Marine Biosecurity: Five alternatives to Antifoul Antifoul is considered our best line of defence against marine pests, but it's not the only option. Antifoul is considered our best line of defence against marine pests, but it's not the only option. From simply using your boat more often, to sophisticated technologies, here are some other options to consider. by Clean Below? Good to Go Posted 21 Oct 23:47 NZDT New Blocks and Cam-Cleats from Seldén New Blocks and Cam-Cleats from Seldén An assortment of Soft-Attachment blocks, Ratchet blocks and Cam-cleats Seldén, the Swedish manufacturer of rigs and sail handling equipment, is expanding their deck hardware range by introducing an assortment of Soft-Attachment blocks, Ratchet blocks and Cam-cleats. by Mats-Uno Fredrikson Posted 23 Oct 05:03 NZDT Nacra15 Worlds La Grande Motte oreview Nacra15 Worlds La Grande Motte oreview 70 mixed crews and 11 nations set to race 140 young multihull racers are due to take to the waters off La Grande Motte by Montpellier in the south of France to compete at the Nacra15 World Championships, organized by the YCGM. by Camille El Beze Posted 23 Oct 04:54 NZDT Techno 293 Worlds at Lake Garda preview Techno 293 Worlds at Lake Garda preview Around 300 windsurfers will be taking part There is great excitement in Garda Trentino for the end of the sailing season at the highest level and, just as important, a grand finale dedicated exclusively to the very young. by Elena Giolai Posted 23 Oct 04:25 NZDT Gitana Team set for Transat Jacques Vabre Gitana Team set for Transat Jacques Vabre It is nearly time for festivities to commence in this 15th edition The Maxi Edmond de Rothschild will take the start of her second Transat Jacques Vabre. A double-handed transatlantic, her skippers Franck Cammas and Charles Caudrelier are well versed in the race having already amassed five victories between them. by Gitana Team Posted 23 Oct 01:11 NZDT Allen's Latest Product Features Allen's Latest Product Features The inboard end batten adjuster and flanged aluminium deck bush Our newest range of flanged aluminium deck bushes feature a wider surface area with two fixing holes, allowing for a simple installation which only requires two screws and no messy bonding agent or silicone. by Allen Posted 22 Oct 21:00 NZDT 2021 International Masters Regatta day 1 2021 International Masters Regatta day 1 Alan Field comes out strong in San Diego It's no secret that the skippers invited to San Diego Yacht Club's International Masters Regatta (IMR) come with a decorated sailing resume and outstanding accomplishments on the water. by San Diego Yacht Club Posted 22 Oct 19:41 NZDT Marc Blees sets sights high at Rolex TP52 Worlds Marc Blees sets sights high at Rolex TP52 Worlds Former top Finn and Star helm turned offshore racer assembles a crew Former top Dutch Finn and Star boat helm turned leading offshore racer, Code Zero's Marc Blees will field a team at next week's 10 boat Rolex TP52 World Championship in Palma, Mallorca. by 52 Super Series Posted 22 Oct 11:18 NZDT 2021 Rolex Middle Sea Race preview 2021 Rolex Middle Sea Race preview The Mediterranean's quintessential offshore race Rolex has supported this annual 606-nautical mile (975 kilometre) race and its organizers, the Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC), since 2002. by Quinag Posted 22 Oct 02:18 NZDT 2024 Vendée Globe Notice of Race published 2024 Vendée Globe Notice of Race published Rules of participation are put in place three years before the start The SAEM Vendée, the organizing entity behind the Vendée Globe, has just published the Notice of Race which details the rules for competing in the 10th edition of the Vendée Globe. by Vendée Globe Posted 22 Oct 00:25 NZDT The Ocean Cleanup proves viability of technology The Ocean Cleanup proves viability of technology With trash collected from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch The Ocean Cleanup, the non-profit developing and scaling technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, announces proof of technology upon returning to Victoria Harbour with trash collected from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. by The Ocean Cleanup Posted 22 Oct 00:20 NZDT Ten places at eSailing Worlds Final decided Ten places at eSailing Worlds Final decided With final set to take place live on 6 November The nine-month season has come to an end, concluding with the eSailing World Championship PlayOffs which took place this weekend (1st - 4th October), and the eSailGP Grand Finale. The ten places at the Live Final have now been decided! by World Sailing Posted 21 Oct 22:03 NZDT A new hand on the tiller of Womens Sailing in NZ A new hand on the tiller of Womens Sailing in NZ 2000 Olympic gold medallist Jenny Armstrong is now plotting the course of women's sailing in NZ 2000 Olympic gold medallist Jenny Armstrong is now plotting the course of women's sailing in New Zealand - and she's already leading by example, Suzanne McFadden discovers. by Suzanne McFadden Posted 21 Oct 21:34 NZDT The Australian 18 Footers League Academy The Australian 18 Footers League Academy An exciting new concept to encourage and educate new recruits The Australian 18 Footers League has established an exciting new concept to encourage and educate new recruits, or recently recruited, young sailors to the high-speed world of 18ft Skiff racing. by Frank Quealey Posted 21 Oct 18:33 NZDT Clapcich and Conti launch Equal Sailing Clapcich and Conti launch Equal Sailing A milestone moment for professional opportunities in the sailing world Equal Sailing is a global initiative founded by Olympic athletes and world champions Giulia Conti and Francesca Clapcich, aimed at inspiring an equal, competitive playing field for male and female sailors. by Rachele Vitello Posted 21 Oct 18:08 NZDT A 24-hour bonus for 80 racers A 24-hour bonus for 80 racers After the international jury examines protests in the Mini Transat EuroChef On Wednesday 20 October, the international jury responsible for examining the protests from 19 racers competing in the 23rd edition of the Mini Transat EuroChef, which were filed at the end of the first leg, has returned its verdict. by Mini Transat EuroChef Posted 21 Oct 07:11 NZDT Yachting Malta Coastal Race underway Yachting Malta Coastal Race underway 42 teams representing 17 countries racing The Yachting Malta Coastal Race started at 10:00 CEST on Wednesday 20 October. 42 teams entered the race representing 17 countries. by Rolex Middle Sea Race Posted 21 Oct 06:51 NZDT Canada completes line-up for SailGP Season 3 Canada completes line-up for SailGP Season 3 Owned by innovative businessman and investment entrepreneur and lifelong sailor, Fred Pye SailGP has announced that the line-up for Season 3 - starting May 2022 - will be further enhanced with the addition of Canada joining the global league for Season 3. by SailGP Posted 21 Oct 04:31 NZDT The Transat Jacques Vabre 2021 The Transat Jacques Vabre 2021 A tough challenge to end a great IMOCA season The IMOCA Class has enjoyed a vintage and innovative year in 2021 and now it is time for the finale - one of the classics in the repertoire - the 15th edition of the two-handed Transat Jacques Vabre. by Ed Gorman / IMOCA Globe Series Posted 21 Oct 04:12 NZDT America's Cup: NYYC - Pause now, tell later America's Cup: NYYC - Pause now, tell later NYYC's decision to "pause its pursuit of the America's Cup" appears to have been taken autonomously The New York Yacht Club's decision to "pause its pursuit of the America's Cup" appears to have been taken autonomously, without reference to Stars+Stripes USA and was leaked to online media several hours before the team was made aware of the decision. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 21 Oct 00:29 NZDT Australia's Olympic Flag bearer joins Zhik Board Australia's Olympic Flag bearer joins Zhik Board The move comes following his win in the 470 Class at Tokyo 2020 with Will Ryan Triple Olympic medalist Mat Belcher is used to being at the top of his game and, in the wake of his Gold medal at Tokyo 2020, has just been appointed to join the Zhik Board of Directors. by Zhik Posted 20 Oct 19:30 NZDT New York YC exits claiming not enough time for Cup New York YC exits claiming not enough time for Cup The New York Yacht Club have issued a statement covering their decision not to continue in AC37 The New York Yacht Club have issued a statement covering their decision not to continue in the 37th America's Cup, despite having issued a Challenge, a draft Protocol. by Stuart Streuli, New York YC Posted 20 Oct 10:20 NZDT Introducing smartlink EE Introducing smartlink EE Pin to Pin Load Sensing for Dayboats The next generation of wireless load sensor for the Metre Classes, Dragons, Sunbeams and more... by Cyclops Marine Posted 20 Oct 06:05 NZDT Kites flying high Kites flying high Over the past couple of weeks 138 of the best kite foilers gathered in Sardinia I'm not going to lie; I was disappointed when the International Olympic Committee raised concerns about the Mixed Offshore Doublehanded event at the Paris 2024 Olympics. by Mark Jardine Posted 19 Oct 22:00 NZDT Vaikobi launches new junior sailing gear range Vaikobi launches new junior sailing gear range All the best gear for 9-14 year-olds who are at the beginning of their sailing journeys Vaikobi's exciting new youth collection has just hit the rack, with all the best gear for 9-14 year-olds who are at the beginning of their sailing journeys. by Vaikobi Posted 19 Oct 20:06 NZDT Champion crowned winner of eSailGP Championship Champion crowned winner of eSailGP Championship Great Britain's VIT Farley claims victory in winner-takes-all eSailGP Grand Final eSailGP Season 2's virtual high-speed action culminated on Friday with eight super-pumped qualifying players vying for the coveted title of 2021 eSailGP Champion. by SailGP Posted 19 Oct 18:34 NZDT America's Cup: NYYC 'pause' Cup involvement America's Cup: NYYC 'pause' Cup involvement NYYC surprised their second challenger team, Stars+Stripes and have paused Cup preparations Just under four months after announcing that they had chosen another team for AC37 in place of American Magic, their team from the 36th America's Cup. Now the New York Yacht Club has "paused" their Cup involvement. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ Posted 19 Oct 17:42 NZDT Australian Olympic gold medalist signs on with YNZ Australian Olympic gold medalist signs on with YNZ Olympic Gold medalist in the Womens 470 class, to takeover as YNZ's Womens sailing programme manager Olympic Gold medalist in the Womens 470 class, Jenny Armstrong will takeover as Yachting New Zealand's women's sailing manager and Laser Radial programme manager by Michael Brown/Yachting NZ Posted 19 Oct 16:27 NZDT Kiwis kitefoilers start on path to Paris2024 Kiwis kitefoilers start on path to Paris2024 Top kitefoilers will spend the next two weeks reflecting on the 2021 Worlds results New Zealand's top kitefoilers will spend the next two weeks in isolation mapping out what 2022 looks like for them after a world championships of highs and lows. by Michael Brown/Yachting NZ Posted 19 Oct 13:47 NZDT Swan One Design Worlds winners crowned Swan One Design Worlds winners crowned G-Spot wins the ClubSwan 36, Raving Swan triumphs in the ClubSwan 42 The triumphant owners and crews have the right to consider themselves the best in the world after battling to the top of the leader board in St Tropez. by Nautor's Swan Posted 18 Oct 23:50 NZDT 2021 Sydney Hobart Classic Yacht Regatta preview 2021 Sydney Hobart Classic Yacht Regatta preview A strong fleet is building for the event in December The fleet for the 2021 Sydney Hobart Classic Yacht Regatta has grown to 20, with some of Australia's most historic boats set to take to Sydney Harbour from 10-12 December. by Cruising Yacht Club of Australia Posted 18 Oct 20:13 NZDT 2021 Formula Kite Worlds overall 2021 Formula Kite Worlds overall Moroz lands fifth successive world title as elated De Ramecourt bags first in Sardinia The US's Daniela Moroz closed out a remarkable five titles in a row at the Formula Kite World Championships on the Italian island of Sardinia, coming from behind in the finals shootout on the sparkling Gulf of Oristano, to seize the coveted crown. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 18 Oct 20:10 NZDT Andrew Brown on designing sails for youth sailors Andrew Brown on designing sails for youth sailors Winning sailors know that when boats are identical, sails become the major opportunity for gain Doyle Sails utilises a computational simulation environment to engineer sails that are faster out of the bag, easier to trim and maintain their designed shape through a greater wind range, explains sail designer and coach Andrew Brown. by Doyle Sails Posted 18 Oct 11:40 NZDT How to apply antiskid on deck or paint numbers How to apply antiskid on deck or paint numbers More lessons and tips from the Global Solo Challenge In many classes such as Mini 650s, Class40s and Imoca60 it is mandatory to paint your boat number on the deck, in Cat Zero events you also have to paint an area of 4sqm in high visibility colour. by Global Solo Challenge Posted 18 Oct 02:03 NZDT 2021 Formula Kite Worlds day 4 2021 Formula Kite Worlds day 4 Pack reshuffled as competition heats up ahead of climactic finals in Sardinia The penultimate day of the Formula Kite world championships fought out on the glorious Gulf of Oristano on the Italian island of Sardinia, sparked tense drama all over the race track in difficult conditions. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 17 Oct 12:30 NZDT Fitful easterlies rewrite Swan class leaderboards Fitful easterlies rewrite Swan class leaderboards Wins for Ferragamo father and son across two classes at the Swan One Design Worlds The Gulf of Saint Tropez kept the surprises coming for the third day of the Swan One Design Worlds, with the wind swinging right round to the east again. Signs of a good sailing breeze early on were scuppered as the winds began to drop. by Nautor's Swan Posted 17 Oct 09:48 NZDT Ten ways you can help save the oceans Ten ways you can help save the oceans 10 lifestyle choices that can help protect and restore our oceans Oceans cover 71 percent of the planet and are home to important species and ecosystems that we rely on for food, livelihoods, climate regulation and more. But the oceans need our help. by Sailors for the Sea Posted 17 Oct 02:39 NZDT Relive the best bits from Spain Sail Grand Prix! Relive the best bits from Spain Sail Grand Prix! A fantastic weekend in Cadiz for Australia It was a fantastic weekend in Cadiz for Australia, who won the Spain Sail Grand Prix and returned to the top of the SailGP Season Championship with only two events remaining! by SailGP Posted 16 Oct 19:46 NZDT 18ft Skiffs: Finport Finance, a 'new team' 18ft Skiffs: Finport Finance, a 'new team' Experienced crew to feature in the 18ft Skiff 2021-22 season Keagan York's Finport Finance will feature a brand new team when it lines up against 17 other top performers at the Australian 18 Footers League for the club's 2021-22 season on Sydney Harbour. by Frank Quealey Posted 16 Oct 19:41 NZDT Westerlies give Swan fleets boost in St Tropez Westerlies give Swan fleets boost in St Tropez An ideal 12-15 knot breeze at the Swan One Design Worlds Crews were scrambled early this morning with the news that racing in the Swan One Design Worlds was to begin early at 11am to take advantage of a good sailing breeze. by Nautor's Swan Posted 16 Oct 19:36 NZDT Finn World Masters at Mar Menor overall Finn World Masters at Mar Menor overall Medals decided with no racing possible on Friday The 2021 Finn World Masters on Mar Menor, Murcia, Spain, concluded on Friday with no more races possible. With a difficult forecast the fleet was sent out in the hope of one final race, but after a brief hope was dashed, racing was abandoned for the day. by Robert Deaves Posted 16 Oct 18:36 NZDT 2021 Formula Kite Worlds day 3 2021 Formula Kite Worlds day 3 Little separates leaders after intense duels Only the finest margins separate the top of the order, after scintillating racing as the Formula Kite World Championships are due to hit the final series on the penultimate day of the regatta on the Gulf of Oristano on the Italian island of Sardinia. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 16 Oct 15:59 NZDT America's Cup: Valencia Revisited? America's Cup: Valencia Revisited? A report in the Spanish media indicates that a new bid is in the running for the 37th America's Cup A report in the Spanish media indicates that a new bid from Valencia, Spain is in the running for hosting the 37th America's Cup. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World NZ Posted 16 Oct 10:22 NZDT World Match Racing Tour 2021 final postponed World Match Racing Tour 2021 final postponed The decision to postpone the Shenzhen event is due to border and quarantine restrictions Organisers of the World Match Racing Tour today announced the final event of the 2021 season, the Boa'an Match Cup/WMRT Final in Shenzhen, China will be postponed to March 2022 following a review of the current border and quarantine restrictions in China. by World Match Racing Tour Posted 16 Oct 02:35 NZDT America's Cup: Big calls ahead for Superstars America's Cup: Big calls ahead for Superstars Tough calls ahead for Burling and Tuke as they try to balance their 2024 dance card Peter Burling and Blair Tuke announced their arrival back into New Zealand, this week, with a media release making it clear the duo had not re-signed with Emirates Team New Zealand. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-World.com/nz Posted 15 Oct 23:53 NZDT Moth Top Tips with Brad Funk Moth Top Tips with Brad Funk Chat with the winner of the Inlands at Rutland Moth tips from Inland Champion Brad Funk from the Moth Inlands 2021 held at Rutland Sailing Club. by James Eaves Posted 15 Oct 23:04 NZDT 2021 Formula Kite Worlds day 2 2021 Formula Kite Worlds day 2 High drama in challenging conditions upsets order in Sardina The fight for the Formula Kite world championship titles, being contested on the sumptuous Gulf of Oristano on the Italian island, shifted into high gear with drama all over the track in tough conditions that left some leading contenders in difficulties. by International Kiteboarding Association Posted 15 Oct 19:40 NZDT
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